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Dounas-Frazer, Dimitri R.; Hyater-Adams, Simone A.; Reinholz, Daniel L. – Physics Teacher, 2017
Physics and physics education in the United States suffer from severe (and, in some cases, worsening) underrepresentation of Black, Latinx, and Native American people of all genders and women of all races and ethnicities. In this paper, we describe an approach to facilitating physics students' collective and continued education about such…
Descriptors: Physics, College Science, Science Education, Minority Group Students
Balestreri, Kathryn; Sambolt, Megan; Duhon, Chad; Smerdon, Becky; Harris, Joseph – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2014
The "College and Career Readiness and Success Organizer" is a graphic that displays a consolidated overview of the many elements that impact a learner's ability to succeed in college and careers at both the institutional and individual levels. The "Organizer" is intended to be a comprehensive and visual representation of the…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Success, Student Educational Objectives
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Delisio, Lauren A.; Bukaty, Caitlyn A.; Taylor, Matthew – Journal of Special Education Apprenticeship, 2018
Many of the top 21st century careers require advanced mathematics skills. However, mathematics is a known area of difficulty for students with disabilities (SWD), as they struggle in this area at a higher rate than peers without disabilities (O'Brien, 2016). Mathematical word problems incorporate comprehension of written language, an area known to…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Word Problems (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Autism
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Zollman, Alan – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2009
As part of a math-science partnership, a university mathematics educator and ten elementary school teachers developed a novel approach to mathematical problem solving derived from research on reading and writing pedagogy. Specifically, research indicates that students who use graphic organizers to arrange their ideas improve their comprehension…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Concept Formation, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction
Barry, Elaine – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Struggling readers, or students who read below grade level but have strong phonological awareness, may benefit from using instructional tools like graphic organizers (GOs) while reading. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between reading comprehension and teacher-generated graphic organizers (GOs) as they support…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Executive Function, Reading Comprehension, Underachievement
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Muiruri, Mary; Wambugu, Patriciah; Wamukuru, Kuria – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The study was a quasi-experimental that investigated the effects of Advance Organizers (AO) on achievement in poetry. Target population was class seven pupils of Nakuru North Sub-county primary schools in Kenya. 160 pupils were involved in the study. Four sampled schools were randomly assigned to control and experimental groups in Solomon Four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advance Organizers, Teaching Methods, Poetry
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Korur, Fikret; Toker, Sacip; Eryilmaz, Ali – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2016
This two-group quasi-experimental study investigated the effects of the Online Advance Organizer Concept Teaching Material (ONACOM) integrated with inquiry teaching and expository teaching methods. Grade 7 students' posttest performances on the light unit achievement and light unit attitude tests controlled for gender, previous semester science…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Science Achievement, Instructional Materials, Scientific Attitudes
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Evmenova, Anya S.; Regan, Kelley; Boykin, Andrea; Good, Kevin; Hughes, Melissa; MacVittie, Nichole; Sacco, Donna; Ahn, Soo Y.; Chirinos, David – Exceptional Children, 2016
The authors conducted a multiple-baseline study to investigate the effects of a computer-based graphic organizer (CBGO) with embedded self-regulated learning strategies on the quantity and quality of persuasive essay writing by students with high-incidence disabilities. Ten seventh- and eighth-grade students with learning disabilities, emotional…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Essays, Writing Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
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Conner, Jerusha O.; Cosner, Katherine – Democracy & Education, 2016
Although youth have long been at the forefront of social change, the last two decades have seen an upsurge in the number of organizations, agencies, and governmental bodies dedicated to supporting the idea of youth voice in public policy. Drawing on in-depth individual interviews with 32 youth in one major urban center, this study compares how…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Change Agents, Activism, Social Change
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Li, Chen-Hong; Wu, Min-Hua; Lin, Wen-Ling – International Journal of Listening, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of prelistening activities, particularly interactive brainstorming advance organizers that used a "Think-Pair-Share" structure, on the listening comprehension performance of L2 junior high school students. The term advance organizer is defined as a teaching activity that helps build or…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Prior Learning, Brainstorming
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Colliot, Tiphaine; Jamet, Éric – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2019
We compared performances on a learning task in which students (N = 81) viewed a pedagogical multimedia document without (control group) or with a readymade graphic organizer (readymade group) with performances on an active learning task where students self-generated a graphic organizer either totally (total self-generated group) or partially…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Instructional Materials, Multimedia Materials, Cognitive Processes
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Zavala, Miguel; Henning, Nick – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Based on a three-year qualitative case study of political education projects within Educators for Social Justice Teaching (ESJT), a teacher-led grassroots activist organization, this article explores the formation of grassroots political education and how it mediated the development of teachers as community organizers. Through a documentary and…
Descriptors: Political Science, Social Justice, Teacher Education, Activism
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Babaei, Sarah; Izadpanah, Siros – Cogent Education, 2019
Listening is a fundamental and challenging component of second language learning. To decrease its difficulty, Advance Organizer activities (pre-listening supports) can be used leading to more effective listening and better comprehension. This study aimed to investigate the effects of three different Advance Organizers (AOs), i.e. pre-teaching key…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Advance Organizers, Listening Comprehension
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Rosen, Sonia M. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
Neoliberal market logic positions youth as either commodities produced and marketed by private institutions or consumers for whose business those institutions are competing, a paradigm that narrows pathways for youth participation in civic and political institutions by restricting youth agency to participation in markets. However, youth organizing…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Neoliberalism, Social Action, Organizations (Groups)
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Uba, Emmanuel; Oteikwu, Emmanuel Agbo; Onwuka, Edwin; Abiodun-Eniayekan, Eugenia – SAGE Open, 2017
Graphic organizers (GOs) are fast becoming acceptable standard instructional tools across subjects in the education arena globally. However, this visual representation of information is yet to be recognized and integrated into the teaching methods in Nigerian schools. This study, therefore, presents a research-based investigation of the usefulness…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Visual Aids, Secondary School Students, English Literature
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